Saturday, May 11, 2013

PTU - Mystical Mermaid

This tutorial was written by me on May 11th, 2013. Please do not claim as your own. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
Mask Of Choice

Scrap Kit - PTU Scrap Kit Called Mystical Ocean By Ditzy Dezigns
You can purchase this kit here

Font Of Choice

Tube Of Choice - Mermaid tube in kit

Program - Gimp 2.6..but any program will do.


Open New Canvas
I did can resize it at the end if you would like.

Open Mask
Right click on your layers
Go down to alpha by selection
Edit > fill w/ BG color - Make sure color is #FFFFFF

Open Paper 8
Right click on your layers
Click add layer mask
Then a window will pop up
then click black (full transparency)
Then click add
Edit > Copy
Edit > Paste
On Layers > click on floating selection
Then right click on layers
scroll down to anchor layer
Delete first layer!!!

You should have a mask..then a black square next to it on your layers.
Image > Merge Visible Layers
Box should pop clipped to image > Merge



Open frame5
Now open paper 10. Use your ellipse tool and make a circle on paper10
Paste as new layer in frame5

Open your tube

Open These Elements and use the same dropshadow as above and resize to your liking!!!

Grass (duplicate 1x)
Mermaid On Rock
Sail Boat1
Surf Board
Water Bubbles

Now dropshadow your elements with these settings.

Filters, Light And Shadows...DropShadow
Offset X - 9
Offset Y - 9
Blur Radius - 15
Opacity - 80
Color - #000000
Allow Resizing

Now resize your tag to 600x600 if you would like.

When you are happy with your tag..
Add Copyright!!
Add Name!!
Merge All Layers!

Hope you enjoyed my tutorial.


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